Tag Archives: Transit System

Future of workforce drives transit conversation

“A panel of experts has urged local business leaders to continue the push for modern transit systems that connect the Tampa Bay region, no matter what happens during November elections.” See More . . . Source: http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2014/09/24/future-of-workforce-drives-transit-conversation.html By: Margie Manning

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Tampa needs better transit system to compete, official says

“The county’s transportation planning guru found himself in a rather awkward position during a recent flight — explaining to a young Boston couple that their plans to visit here with no rental car might crash head-on into a harsh reality.” See More . . . Source: http://tbo.com/news/business/tampa-needs-better-transit-system-to-compete-official-says-20140930/ By: Yvette C. Hammett

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Hillsborough elected officials divided on timing of potential transit tax

“Crist suggested watching how a similar referendum progresses in Pinellas County. If it fails this November, waiting until 2018 would let Hillsborough leaders make changes to improve the chance that their own referendum — which would help finance roads, buses, walkways and rail — would pass. County Commissioner Ken Hagan, who was re-elected this year without opposition, brought up concerns …

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HART could become a transit super agency?

“Most area politicians and transit officials believe some type of umbrella agency is needed to solve the county’s transportation woes. Five different agencies are now in the process of forming a super agency.” See More . . . Source: http://www.abcactionnews.com/money/business-news/tampa-bay-business-journal-july-4-2014 By: Tampa Bay Business Journal | abcactionnews.com

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